Semper honorabile (Matthieu Le Maistre)

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  • (Posted 2023-02-22)  CPDL #72791:     
Editor: Mick Swithinbank (submitted 2023-02-22).   Score information: A4, 9 pages, 89 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Semper honorabile
Composer: Matthieu Le Maistre
Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB
Genre: SacredMotet

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1570
Description: Published by Gimel Bergen, Dresden, 1570. Wedding motet.

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Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Semper honorabile sit conjugium
et thorus sit immaculatus.

Conjugium sponsi sit felix nomine Christi
inque Deo sit mens una, sit unus amor.